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Featured Programme Designer – Executive Education


£40, 000 – 45, 000 + benefits

A leadership development institute renowned for delivering world-class executive education programmes, is actively seeking a Programme Designer to create high-quality executive education and leadership development programmes to engage and inspire leaders at all levels to make a positive impact in the world. Working closely with clients and associates to co-design learning experiences that are relevant, rigorous and effective.

This role requires a highly organised individual with a strong blend of skills and experience in education design, project management and client engagement.

Industry  Executive Education


Duration  Full Time

Type  Permanent

Start Date  ASAP


Programme Designer:  Key responsibilities


  • Design custom executive education and leadership development programmes tailored to clients’ specific needs and organisational goals
  • Conduct thorough learning needs assessments to determine client aims and objectives, and participant learning outcomes
  • Work closely with associates, contributors and colleagues to co-design session plans and instructional materials in alignment with the programme objectives
  • Ensure all programme learning materials, including physical and online resources, are accurate, accessible and compliant with brand guidelines
  • Develop participant feedback mechanisms to assess learning impact and ROI, analyse results and implement improvements based on evaluations
  • Conduct comprehensive post-programme evaluations to gather and share insights to promote continuous improvement
  • Manage programme budgets, ensuring profitability targets are met and reporting is accurate and up to date
  • Complete necessary paperwork for programme approval and evaluation by the organisations Education Standards Committee
  • Assist in business development activities alongside Client Development and Marketing colleagues.

Programme Designer Skills/experience 

  • Proven experience of designing effective, engaging classroom-based learning experiences
  • Sound understanding of adult learning principles and experiential learning methods for practical application
  • Ability to manage complex projects, including scheduling, resource allocation, and stakeholder management
  • Expertise in conducting needs assessments and scaffolding learning to meet intended learning outcomes
  • Experience designing assessments and implementing effective feedback mechanisms
  • Proficiency in creating high-quality learning materials, including slide decks, case studies and online resources
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of engaging and influencing senior leaders
  • Functional knowledge of facilitation techniques and workshop design desirable
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Relevant professional certifications (e.g. ATD, QA, CMALT) desirable.


A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.

How to apply

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 887. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510 or Contact us using our online form.

Early applications are preferred.

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